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dc.contributor.authorBooth, Alison L.en_US
dc.contributor.authorLeigh, Andrewen_US
dc.contributor.authorVarganova, Elenaen_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-05-20en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-23T09:34:25Z-
dc.date.available2010-07-23T09:34:25Z-
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/36878-
dc.description.abstractWe conduct a large-scale audit discrimination study to measure labor market discrimination across different minority groups in Australia - a country where one quarter of the population was born overseas. To denote ethnicity, we use distinctively Anglo-Saxon, Indigenous, Italian, Chinese, and Middle Eastern names, and our goal is a comparison across multiple ethnic groups rather than focusing on a single minority as in most other studies. In all cases, we applied for entry-level jobs and submitted a CV showing that the candidate had attended high school in Australia. We find economically and statistically significant differences in callback rates, suggesting that ethnic minority candidates would need to apply for more jobs in order to receive the same number of interviews. These differences vary systematically across groups, with Italians (a more established migrant group) suffering less discrimination than Chinese and Middle Easterners (who have typically arrived more recently). We also explore various explanations for our empirical findings.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aDiscussion paper series // Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit |x4947en_US
dc.subject.jelJ71en_US
dc.subject.jelC93en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordDiscriminationen_US
dc.subject.keywordfield experimentsen_US
dc.subject.keywordemploymenten_US
dc.subject.stwEthnische Diskriminierungen_US
dc.subject.stwArbeitsmarktdiskriminierungen_US
dc.subject.stwFeldforschungen_US
dc.subject.stwAustralienen_US
dc.titleDoes racial and ethnic discrimination vary across minority groups? Evidence from a field experimenten_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn626591651en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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